PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Hollywood Studios & Magic Kingdom 7/24/22 (Merida Meet & Greet, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader Phone Case, Mickey Mouse Drawstring Backpack & More)

Good Morning! We are back at Disney’s Hollywood Studios today. We’re also planning on park hopping to Magic Kingdom later because we hear a brave princess is back doing meet and greets.

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It’s a beautiful day here at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. However, the crowds are here in full force today. Many people were here for rope drop so the wait times will be on the high side today.

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Let’s start with some shopping! In Darkroom a new Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader phone case has arrived. This phone case depicts a scene in the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series on Disney +. For more Obi-Wan Kenobi merchandise you can check out our article here.

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In Disney & Co a pastel Mickey Mouse drawstring backpack has made its way to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This bag was previously available only in Disneyland.

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Lucky the Pizza Dog plush from “Hawkeye” has arrived at Keystone Clothiers in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We previously found this cute plush in Disneyland.

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It’s early in the day and these wait times are starting to look as scary as The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

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Our spooky friend, Vampirina, waved hello as she was walking out to meet guests. You can meet her in the Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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There was no line to meet Pluto and we couldn’t resist saying hello to this lovable dog. The Animation Courtyard is a great place to meet characters in the park.

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Yee Haw! We loved visiting Jessie’s Trading Post when you exit Toy Story Mania.

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It’s time for us to travel to a galaxy far, far away.

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The stormtroopers were out patrolling Batuu. Luckily we didn’t look suspicious today and we were able to continue on.

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We couldn’t believe how long the wait times were today in Galaxy’s Edge. Rise of the Resistance was a 240 minute wait. Would you wait that long to ride this?

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It’s time to park hop over to Magic Kingdom for a very special meet and greet.

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Merida has finally returned for the first time in over two years for meet and greets. You can find her at Fairytale Garden in Fantasyland.

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Merida was so happy to be back meeting guests today. She did ask us if we were willing to babysit her younger brothers. We were a little hesitant because she refers to them as “wee devils.” You can see more of our meet and greet with Merida here.

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We had such a fun time at the parks today. But before we leave we’re going to check out the shops on the way out to see if we can find anything new.

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Unfortunately we weren’t able to find anything new. But we did find these Disney X BaubleBar Princess Jasmine Ear Headband in stock in the Emporium.

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We waved goodbye to Mickey and friends before we left. Thanks for following along with our day. See you real soon!

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